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Santiago's Cafe

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) #110 of 917 Restaurants in Victoria $$ - $$$ Mexican, Soups,
660 Oswego St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4X2, Canada
+1 250-388-7376
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“nachos” (52 reviews)
“mussels” (46 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
660 Oswego St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4X2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 458 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had spent a full day walking around Victoria (day trip from Seattle) and were already pretty tired when we found out our ferry return to Seattle would be delayed due to rough seas. Too tired to hoof it back into downtown, we stumbled upon...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a friend for lunch due to the great location and wanted tacos. They don't have it in the menu. Really!? Ok, how about chicken enchiladas? Nope. I ordered the fish ceviche on lettuce. Looked good when it arrived and the fish tasted good,...More

Thank lovethesun03
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fun and friendly restaurant with great service and food. The hot sauce and salsas were amazing! I'd go again!

Thank berniek409
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was there for lunch and i ordered the nachos and margarita, OMG terrible food, even taco bell food is better than that. The menu is very limited and most of the food is American instead of Mexican, the drinks are ok but super small. Not...More

1  Thank SandyRdz7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...but our dining experience at this restaurant was not good for several reasons. Before discussing this restaurant, I should point out that we have been to many Mexican restaurants throughout the western United States and know and enjoy good Mexican food when we have it....More

Thank J K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just up the street from the Clipper Ship entrance and near Quebec Street where Government buildings, Best Western Inner Harbour and other hotels are located. After two flights and one which was delayed we arrived in Victoria; my daughter and I went immediately to our...More

Thank tigerorangecounty
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had the beef chimichanga and the chicken quesedia. Both were excellent. The chicken is smoked in house and very flavorful. We would go back.

Thank SandyandDoug S
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We were peckish when we arrived in Victoria, so decided to call in here whilst we were walking around. We were warmly greeted and directed to a lovely table. The happy hour was good value - nachos and beers - and tasty. The portion sizes...More

Thank S1805
Reviewed 14 June 2017

As a native Victorian, I was super shocked that I had never heard of Santiago's Cafe before but it was amazing. From the outside the restaurant is slightly unassuming but the food is amazing! I have many dietary restrictions (gluten free/vegetarian) and there were so...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 13 June 2017

For Californians wanting to toast Cinco de Mayo in Canada, this place was a great find! The food was good, the server was very pleasant, the atmosphere was fun, and the prices were reasonable. I would definitely return on another trip.

1  Thank AmeliaAirheart
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Questions & Answers
Kelly C
30 March 2017|
Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
Oh, that's a tough one. Not sure...msybe Google their menu?
Marilyn B
29 March 2017|
Response from Gail M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are still open for dinner, but a lot of their menu has changed; many of our favourites are no longer offered.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 Oswego St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4X2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > James Bay
  • Neighbourhood: James Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-388-7376
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